Czech bells to ring nationwide on International Day of Peace

Bells in Czech churches, town halls and other historic buildings will ring out on Friday evening from 6:00 to 6:15 on the occasion of the International Day of Peace.

In Europe, the Czech Republic and more than a dozen other countries will ring bells simultaneously to commemorate the end of World War I a century ago, and the start and end of the Thirty Years’ War in the year 1618.

Author: Brian Kenety